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Preview — Cosita linda/ Cute Little Thing (Los Especiales De a La Orilla Del Viento) by Anthony Browne
Cosita linda/ Cute Little Thing (Los Especiales De a La Orilla Del Viento) (Spanish Edition)
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The gorilla loves the kitten. He gives her milk, and honey (she just looks at the honey) and they are very happy. The illustrations will have you smiling as gorilla and Little Beauty swing through the pages (sometimes literally) having fun and enjoying each other's company. I love the mismatched size of the friends, and ...more
In this version, the gorilla has all the comforts of home, including an easy chair and a television. What he doesn't have is a friend. Since he is able to communicate with sign language, he can ask for one, and in comes Little Beauty, a cute tabby kitten, and a lovely frie ...more
The story line itself can be a starting point for discussion about loneliness, friendship, and kindness, potentially s ...more
The illustrations were well done. They were able to tell t ...more
The story l ...more
And I really don't get the draw. Of the three, this one's illustrations are probably the most well done, but even so, there's something off about them in some odd way. P ...more
And so it is in Browne’s Little Beauty (2008), the tale of an improbable friendshi
When I read the English version, it only slightly differed from my own except for the ending in which everyone lives...
The reviews talk about the illustration, but the story is really just ok.
I love this book. I can't wait to read it to my kindergarteners. It is about special relationships. Obviously narrative s ...more
Beauty, knowing the tru ...more
I really liked this little book, but I'm old enough t ...more
This is the story of a gorilla who is lonely and needs a friend. The gorilla has the unique ability to sign (a learned task from the zookeepers). One day, the gorilla signs that he "is lonely and needs a friend." The friend ends up being a little kitten.
The story progresses in wonderfully illustrated artwork that offers extremely effective emotional character depiction. At the climax, the gorilla and kitty are watching a movie (symbolic of King Kong) and the gorilla becomes angry. He (or she) en ...more
Anthony Browne, a Hans Christian Andersen Medalist, is the author-illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including SILLY BILLY and LITTLE BEAUTY. He lives in Kent, England.